Viviana Caro is the representative of the Inter-American Development Bank in Peru since mid-May 2015. From 2010 to 2015 she was the Minister of Development Planning in Bolivia. She has been involved in the Bolivian government for many years. For over 10 years she was part of the Unity of Social and Economic Analysis (UDAPE) this entity is in charge of providing assistance to the executive branch. Caro has also been an avid researcher at CEDLA the Center for Agrarian Development and she also worked at the Group of Analysis for Development (GRADE) in Peru from 1990 to 1992.She studied Economics at the Catholic University of Lima, Peru and received a Master’s Degree in Agrarian Economy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.